In the on-air puzzle this week, Will reads some sentences. Each sentence has two blanks. Think of a five-letter word that goes in the first blank, move its first letter to the end to get a new five-letter word that can go in the second blank to complete the sentence.
Example: Because of her interest in hearing, _______ Bush may once have considered a career as a certified ______ therapist. The answer would be Laura and Aural.
Challenge from Last Week: A two-part challenge, and either half will work. Take the name Isaac, those letters are the initials of a classic song. Name the song. (Hint: The "I" does not stand for the pronoun and neither "A" is the article.) So think of a famous song that represents an "accidental acrostic" of Isaac — or think of any other legitimate "accidental acrostic" of five or more letters.
Answer: Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider
Winner: Dr. George Davis from Cherry Hill, N.J.
Next Week's Challenge: From Gary Alvstad of Tustin, Calif. Think of a well-known U.S. city; the letters in its name can be rearranged into a symbol for 1,000, a symbol for 10, and two words meaning zero. What city is it?